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Coins from Venezuela : 5 Venezolanos - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece mv5v-aa01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5v-aa01. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mv5v-aa01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5v-aa01. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv5v-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Simon Bolivar facing right (from the viewer's perspective) with "BARRE" below (from the original engraver), surrounded by the legends "Bolívar" at left and "LIBERTADOR" at right.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms with the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela), the weight "GR. 8,0645", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900".
  • Curiosity: The marks that appears in the exergue of the obverse: an "A", anchor, "BARRE" and a bee are signs of the engraver, director and the Paris Mint.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Gold)
  • Weight: 8.0645 Grams
  • Module: 22 mm

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Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y17mv5v-aa01187569,000Detail x

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